Aniplex of America to Stream Today’s Menu for Emiya Family Anime on Crunchyroll on January 25, 2018

Aniplex of America has announced that it will stream the net anime adaptation of TAa’s Emiya-sanchi no Kyō no Gohan (Today’s Menu for Emiya Family) manga on Crunchyroll on January 25, 2018, with new episodes on the first of every month.

The first episode of the anime already aired in Japan during the “Fate Project Ōmisoka TV Special 2017” special on December 31, 2017. The anime will stream in Japan starting in February 2018 on AbemaTV, with new episodes premiering on the first of every month. However, the first episode will debut online on January 25, 2018.

TAa is credited with the original character designs, as well as the original work alongside Type-Moon. Takahiro Miura and Tetsuto Satō are directing the series. The studio ufotable is animating the series and is also credited with the script production. Toko Uchimura is designing the characters for animation. Gō Shiina is composing the music.

DJ Misoshiru & MC Gohan (Ki/oon Music) are performing the opening theme song “Apron Boy,” and the group Sangatsu no Phantasia (SACRA MUSIC) are performing the ending theme song “Collage.”

Source: ANN

Udon Entertainment Updates on the Status of the Rose of Versailles Manga Release

Anime News Network is reporting that Udon Entertainment shared an update on its Rose of Versailles manga release with independent review site Comics Worth Reading, and confirmed the statement with ANN.

The statement from Udon Entertainment reads:

While we do not have a solid date on release yet, the localization is coming along well. We have 80% of the whole series translated and going through editing now. The first book (our version, which includes both Vol. 1 & 2 of the complete edition) is in final stage of lettering. We are also working on the cover designs.

Udon Entertainment announced in July 2015 that it had licensed the series and planned to release the first two-in-one omnibus volume in the second quarter of 2016, but has not yet released the manga.

Source: ANN

Aiki-S Manga Ends

The March 2018 issue of Shonengahosha’s Young King Ours GH magazine has published the last chapter of Isutoshi’s Aiki-S manga. The manga’s ninth and final compiled book volume is scheduled to be released in Japan in April 2018. The manga is a sequel to Isutoshi’s earlier Aiki manga.

Isutoshi published the original Aiki manga from 2004 to 2013, and then relaunched the manga under the title Aiki-S after ending the Eastern Europe arc. Shonengahosha published 14 compiled volumes of the original series, and published the eighth compiled book volume of Aiki-S in October 2017.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment Licenses All Four Free! Anime Films, and Will Screen Take Your Marks in Theaters

FUNimation Films has announced that it will screen the Free! -Take Your Marks- anime film in United States theaters on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. FUNimation also announced that it has acquired the home video distribution rights for the Free! -Timeless Medley- Kizuna and Free! -Timeless Medley- Yakusoku compilation films, as well as the High Speed! -Free! Starting Days- prequel film. The company has not yet announced home video release dates.

The one-night screening for Free! -Take Your Marks- will be in Japanese with English subtitles and will be accompanied by an “animated greeting and introduction to the film by the Free! characters” that screened in Japanese theaters. The pre-show will also include a movie photo session. Tickets will go on sale on February 13, 2018.

Source: ANN

English Cast Announced for the Flip Flappers Anime

The English cast has been announced for the Flip Flappers anime:

  • Luci Christian is Cocona
  • Brittney Karbowski is Papika
  • Patricia Duran is Yayaka
  • David Wald is Salt
  • David Matranga is Hidaka
  • Chelsea McCurdy is Sayuri
  • Jay Hickman is TT-392
  • Carli Mosier is Yuyu
  • Philip Hayes is Toto
  • Emily Neves is Nyunyu
  • Shelley Calene-Black is Mimi
  • Kira Vincent-Davis is Irodori
  • Tiffany Grant is Grandma
  • Mark X Laskowski is Uexkull

John Swasey is directing.

Sentai Filmworks will release Flip Flappers on Blu-ray Disc in both a standard and premium edition on February 27, 2018. The premium box set will include a hardcover booklet, art cards, and lenticular bookmark.

Source: ANN

HIDIVE Is Now Streaming the English Dub for Tanaka-kun is Always Listless

HIDIVE began streaming the first episode from Sentai Filmworks’ English dub for the Tanaka-kun is Always Listless anime on January 15, 2018. The service will premiere a new dubbed episode every week until the entire series is available by April 2, 2018.

Sentai Filmworks will release the series on DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and a premium edition Blu-ray Disc/DVD combo pack on January 30, 2018. All releases will include the 12-episode series along with the seven bonus shorts that debuted on the Japanese home video releases. The premium edition will include the soundtrack, booklet, art cards, poster, sleep mask, and door hanger.

Source: ANN